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Photography Workshop
in Paris

CĂ©dric Gerbehaye
Documentary Photography:
To commit with your story

October 28th, 29th and 30th 2016
May it be for the here or the elsewhere, when one photographs in the form of documentary, several steps are to be undertaken, which is what this Workshop will scrutinise and analyse in depth. From the very first location spotting to a true understanding of what is at stake on the field; from the writing of the synopsis to the elaboration of a personal method of working; from the shooting to the choice of the medium of diffusion (press, exhibition, book, web
); each of these stages are fundamental to be at the heart of one’s own true photography.

In parallel with a theoretical approach, based on several sessions of portfolio reviews of his own work but also of the participant’s, Cedric Gerbehaye will suggest a few practical exercises in which the participant will have to immerse himself in a location, in order to develop a personal and daring photographic approach.

Information and Programm

MaĂźtre de stage
CĂ©dric Gerbehaye

Dates et lieu
Les 28, 29 et 30 Octobre 2016
Agence & Galerie VU', HĂŽtel Paul Delaroche, 58 rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 Paris

Maximum 12 personnes par workshop.


Vendredi : de 10h Ă  20h
- Projection de ses travaux par CĂ©dric Gerbehaye et analyse des Ă©tapes de construction d’un sujet, des premiers repĂ©rages Ă  l’élaboration d’une mĂ©thode personnel de travail en passant par les canaux de diffusion et de financement (masterclass)
- DĂ©but des prĂ©sentations de portfolios de chacun des participants, analyse et Ă©valuation d’objectifs

Samedi : de 10h Ă  20h
Matin : Suite et fin des prĂ©sentation de portfolios de chacun des participants, analyse et Ă©valuation d’objectifs
AprÚs-midi : modules adaptés aux besoins de chacun des participants

- Brief de prises de vues : commande dirigĂ©e d’un reportage type presse
- Travail d’editing et de dĂ©veloppement de travaux en cours
- Préparation de présentations écrites et orales pour rendez-vous client ou financeur

Dimanche: 10h Ă  18h
Restitutions :
- Jeu de rÎle : Présentations orales-écrites
- Projection des prises de vues réalisées et des editings
- SynthĂšse du workshop : analyses, commentaires et conseils du formateur

Les participants devront apporter avec eux :
Les participants devront apporter, dans la mesure du possible, les éléments suivants :
- Leur portfolio sous forme de tirages et/ou de fichiers numériques.
- Un boßtier numérique et un ordinateur portable, le format de ce workshop nécessitant la maßtrise de ces outils.

- Plein tarif : 580 euros
- Tarif rĂ©duit : Ă©tudiants, moins de 25 ans, demandeurs d’emploi : 460 euros.
- Personnes bĂ©nĂ©ficiant d’une prise en charge (type AFDAS) : 625 euros

Financements possibles
N’hĂ©sitez pas Ă  nous demander les documents utiles Ă  la constitution de vos dossiers de prise en charge (dĂ©claration d'activitĂ© de formateur enregistrĂ©e sous le numĂ©ro 11 75 50839 75 auprĂšs du prĂ©fet de rĂ©gion d’Ile-de-France).
Pour toute information sur vos droits à la formation, contactez le CARIF (Centre d’Animation, de Ressources et d’Information sur la Formation).

Informations & inscriptions
Mathias Nouel +33(0)1 53 01 85 84 -


Cedric Gerbehaye was born in Belgium in 1977. He trained as a journalist to then specialize in photography as another way of writing the news.
Between 2002 and 2006, he produces many stories in Israel and Palestine, for which he will be awarded the Photographie Ouverte Award from the Charleroi Museum of Photography.

One year later, his story “Gaza: summer rain” is acclaimed as one of the strongest piece, during the Bayeux-Calvados Festival of War Photographers.

From 2007 onwards, Cedric Gerbehaye regularly travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo and brings back a stunning reportage on the state of a country: “Congo in Limbo” which will later be published in the form of a book and shown in many exhibitions amongst which the World Press Photo, the Olivier Rebbot Award and the Overseas Press Club of America.

Later on, he focuses his work on South-Sudan, and his reportage “Land of Cush” is awarded the 2012 Roger Pic SCAM prize. This same year, Cedric first chapter of a new series on Belgium is being exhibited at Photoreporter Festival of Saint-Brieuc. And finally, he is invited as a resident by the 2013 ImageSinguliùre Festival in Sùte.

General Terms

Limited to a maximum of 12 people.

You can receive a pre-enrollement form by contacting:
Mathias Nouel / +33(0)1 53 01 85 84 /
This latter will have to be sent - at the latest - 20 days prior to the beginning of the workshop.
It must be accompanied by a postal check OR a bank transfert* of 50% of the total fee, and addressed to the order of: Agence VU’.
* the potential bank fees are in charge of the participant

Final enrollement
Once the Agency receive the form, your enrollement to the workshop will be confirmed by email. Then, you will be requested to pay the rest of the amount due within 10 days before the beginning of the workshop.

Reproduction and diffusion autorisation
The workshop participant authorizes Agence VU’ to reproduce and distribute:
- Any photographs of him or her taken during the workshop.
- The photographs and that have been chosen in a common agreement with the course leader.

These images will be used as documents in the framework of any communication material to advertise the workshops (on varied aid; internet, paper
). The participant renounce to ask for any compensation if any of her or his images were to be used in the communication of the workshops.

Participants who cancel 30 days before the beginning of the workshop will be given a 100% refund of their deposit. Participants who cancel between 30 and 15 days before the beginning of the workshop will be given a 50% refund of their deposit. Participants who cancel less than 15 days before the beginning of the workshop will not be given a refund except in cases of force majeure.

Workshop cancelation
Agence VU' reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In case of a cancelation, Agence VU will propose, in agreement with the concerned people, the possibility to take part in another workshop. In case no solution can be found, Agence VU will reimburse the fees to the participants.

Information & subscriptions

Mathias Nouel
+33(0)1 53 01 85 84



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